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Briscoe Western Art Museum

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The Briscoe Western Art Museum, located on the banks of the historic San Antonio River Walk, brings to life the vibrant culture and heritage of the Western United States. The Museum offers a permanent collection of Western art and artifacts...more
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210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2988
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Reviewed yesterday

Only takes about an hour tops to walk through (that is if you read everything). The have some really neat exhibits and the statue garden was great too. Nice little museum to walk through.

Thank spike9090
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comparatively new museum in old main post office building (I think). Thee were some very interesting art collections and displays but very little about Governor Dolph Briscoe except for his office desk and chair and saddle.It's a good review of Texas history but a little...More

Thank jansonatrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is lovely. The collection is easily seen in a morning. They frequently have interesting exhibits. Their bronze sculptures are magnificent.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is walking distance from Marriott Rivercenter. If you like Western art you will enjoy this museum.

Thank nola1934
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Briscoe as part of their free Tuesdays programme. The museum is not large but is really well set out and the quality of the exhibits is very high.

Thank Adderleigh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take a break from the Riverwalk and stopped at the museum. A well spent couple of hours. Along with western art they have an amazing display and collection of Spurs and saddles!

Thank normana53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes you will find a nice collection of Western Art including Maynard Dixon, Fredric Remington and a very surprising Albert Bierstadt. Instead of mountainscapes Bierstadt chooses the buffalo as his theme. There are a variety of galleries that provide a picture of what it was...More

Thank denise73AZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is well worth visiting. They have wonderful paintings and sculpture with a western American theme.

Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm an above average fan of Western art, been to the Booth in GA, Bradford-Brinson and Buffalo Bill Center in WY, and several general art collections, like Denver, with entire galleries devoted to the genre. No Remingtons and only a single Russell made this museum...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Admission is $10. There are some great art works in the gallery. It is also worth visiting to see the Destino San Antonio exhibition (until January 2019) which displays over 80 fascinating stereograph photographs of the city dating from the 1860s-1930s (a stereograph is a...More

Thank Paula S
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